TWENTY SIXTEEN brings to Heywood once again an exciting array of entertainment.
THE STOLEN APPLES
Our main headlining act are a band called The Stolen Apples which come from Adelaide in South Australia.
Stolen Apples are Australia’s only fully authorised Paul Kelly Cover band. Formed 6 years ago by Founder and Lead Singer John Roberts, the Apples
deliver Pauls music with Passion and a little bit of their own touch, or as they call it the PK feel.
Yes, be hypnotised by the music Paul has penned which includes songs written for other artists which bear testament to his song writing ability.
The Apples play all of his hits and more in a stunning display of musicality, fun, and humour which the band is renowned for.
These highly seasoned musician’s will give you a night to remember, and you will be singing along to some of the best songs ever written by this
great Australian song smith.
Come and Taste the sweetest of Apples, take a bite of pure
pleasure that is the music of Paul Kelly.
Returning to the festival is crowd favourite Joe Pastriano, doing his best ever Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly and of course no show is complete without Elvis. Joe is a
Melbourne based artist beyond compare who impersonates and embodies the heart and soul of the greats that he pays homage to as a performer. He not only looks like the greats but lives, breathes and
brings back to life the greats in image character and voice.To see Joe is toi believe and be transported back to a time when music was in its purest form. Perfoming is more than a passion for Joe as
he believes that it is an honour to keep the memory and music of such awe inspiring legends alive for each new generation to appreciate.
THE FENDER BENDERS
The Fender Benders first formed in 1998 as a 5 piece 50’s & 60’s rock & roll band. Playing mainly commercial rock & roll, they honed their craft in pubs and dance halls all around
As their reputation grew, they moved out to regional areas playing festivals, hot rod shows and the like. In this time they were lucky enough to support some well known Australian artists and
begin playing in other states.
For the last 9 years, The Fenders Benders has been a 3 piece outfit. The music has changed to incorporate, rockabilly, country rock, swing and jump blues as well as the standards people love.
They are predominantly a dance band promising to keep the toes tapping and the feet shuffling to every song. With James on guitar and vocals, Terry on bass and backing vocals and
Pete on drums, you are promised a night of great music, dancing and a few laughs!
Whip Industries freestyle show is an action sports demonstration choreographed and performed in front of a live audience.
The show is something a bit from the normal, performed on Kawasaki KLX110L motorbikes. The bikes are designed for children aged 7-13 year of age. The bikes are lots of fun and the
crowd can relate and get close to the action.
Whip Industries have been performing as a group for 7 years. Every year the team has continued to grow. Team manger Travis Whitten said "We have a very special bond as a team and have all been
performing together for some time now. This has helped create an efficient well rounded team that flows fluently." The team consisting of 4 riders and an announcer. The team has all relocated over
the years and now call Echuca area home. The whole team is really looking forward to a big year in 2015. Finishing 2014 with being invited to perform at the Melbourne Motorcycle EXPO.
The riders are world class. Performing many tricks which are currently only been done in Australia on the smaller sized bikes. During the show you will see the riders
launch their bikes into the air using purpose built jump ramps. While in the air riders perform leading edge tricks and flips all while jumping within a foot of each other.
MISCHIEF AND MAYHEM
Mischief & Mayhem formed about 7 years ago, but the current line-up has been together for around 6 years.
The line-up consists of:
Suzanne Panther - rhythm guitar, vocals; David Blackett - lead guitar, vocals; Peter White - bass guitar, vocals; Bronte Lockwood - drums, vocals. Most of the members have each been performing for
more than 35 years.
They play music from a mix of artists which include Paul Kelly, Bryan Adams, Cold Chisel, Dragon, Pat Benetar, Lenny Kravitz, ZZ Top and AC/DC, just to name a few.
Mischief & Mayhem play pubs and clubs around South East of South Australia and Western Victoria. They have even traveled as far as Sydney do do shows.
ERIC THE RED
Eric The Red performs a classic Australian Style show in the street. Comedy and danger all whipped up together to guarantee a cracking good show. Juggling, Whip
cracking, unicycle and good old fashion family fun.Eric The Red can perform to as little as 50 people to hundreds. A family friendly show suitable for all ages. Just leave it up to Eric he will
muster up as many people as he can…
BROPHY BROS. CIRCUS
Brophy Bros. Circus is fun filled family entertainment. It is a family owned circus with two generations of fun loving, thrill seeking performers who perform traditional circus acts
with comedy, juggling, uni-cycling, performing ponies and much more.
DWAYNE (DOC) ANDREWS.......ILLUSIONIST
As of 2012, Dwayne Andrew has been a professional entertainer of over twenty years. Dwayne began his career in entertainment in 1985, working as Voice Impersonator and Magician on the piers of San
Francisco, California where he attended U.C. Berkeley. He is currently performing on the streets of Melbourne as a part of his ‘Out of Time’ World Tour.
JACQUES THE FRENCH WAITER
Jacques has been serving entertainment for over 13 years, touring throughout France and Australia. When quality entertainment is required then Jacques The French Waiter is what you need to order.
Get Jacques for Entree, Dessert and main of Course! Cheeky as only
a French man can be!